Creating Symphonies With Buildings… 90-Year-Old Indian Architect Balkrishna Doshi Bags Prestigious Pritzker Prize For Architecture

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Balkrishna Doshi, the 90-year-old Indian architect has been named the winner of the 2018 Pritzker prize, the highest accolade in architecture. Doshi is one of India’s most influential architects of the 20th century, he is the 45th recipient of the Pritzker Prize and the first ever Indian to receive it. Born in 1927, into a […]

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Sai Mandir, Vennached: The Structure Speaks For Itself

If you look at the temple of Sai Mandir in Vennached, it looks like a distilled version of just any traditional Hindu temple- being a simple religious building which consists of recognisable elements like gateways, circumambulation bath and sanctum. On the other hand, what in fact makes this place of worship unique is the creative […]

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U.S. Green Building Council Has a New President and CEO, Mahesh Ramanujam

Mahesh Ramanujam has successfully completed his transition as the president and CEO of U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) as announced by the Board of Directors. He took on this new post since November 2016 and will also serve the USGBC’s sister organization, Green Business Certification Inc. (GBCI) in the same post. The position was previously […]

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[Photo Gallery] ACETECH 2016: Construction, Architecture & Design industry meet here

The Economic Times ACETECH is the largest exhibition held annually in India on Architecture, Construction, Engineering, innovation and design and only third-of-its-kind in the world. The ‘Acetech’ exhibition took place in Bangalore from October 21st, 2016 to October 23rd, 2016 on off Tumkur road, BIEC hall. The purpose of this exhibition was to provide an interactive platform […]

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How to sustainably enhance the life cycle of buildings in India

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In an article covered by Deccan Herald, Wienerberger representative Anasua Mitra talks about energy efficient construction of building in India. Anasua details the important aspects to consider in order to make your home a green one. In the post Anasua beings with the basics to-dos to build a green, sustainable buildings (be it commercial complexes […]

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[LIVE Curated Tweets] The World Sustainable Development Summit 2016

Event Date: Oct 5 – Oct 8, 2016 Venue: India Habitat Centre, New Delhi Theme: ‘Beyond 2015: People, Planet & Progress’, is among the first international platforms to discuss the new agenda post the adoption of the Sustainable Development Goals and the signing of the Paris Agreement. The attempt is to initiate discussions on methodologies to be […]

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Architect-turned-artist Vidur Bharadwaj’s green twist to art and architecture

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Famous Indian, award-winning architect-turned-artist Vidur Bharadwaj finds his way into expressions of nature and canvases of historic monuments with ease in his art works. He is the design brain behind ‘green buildings’ like — Wipro Technologies, Gurgaon, Patni Campus and The Four Seasons Hotel, Noida — believes that it’s his responsibility to adopt sustainable art. […]

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